World Heritage Sites in South America

Pantanal Conservation Area World Heritage Site and Pantanal Biosphere Reserve (Brazil)

Located in western central Brazil, the Pantanal region is one of the world's most extensive wetland complexes with an abundant, diverse, vegetation and animal life. The Pantanal Conservation Area consists of a cluster of four protected areas, while the Biosphere Reserve includes four national parks.
Quebrada de Humahuaca World Heritage Site (Argentina) Editor Thu, 11/01/2018 - 21:49
Quebrada de Humahuaca, a natural valley corridor in northwestern Argentina, has been used over the past 10,000 years as a passage for the transport of people and ideas from the high Andean lands to the plains. Its settlements and field systems form a dramatic addition to the outstanding landscape.

Rio de Janeiro: Carioca Landscapes Between the Mountain and the Sea World Heritage Site (Brazil)

Rio de Janeiro's dramatic landscape is punctuated by a series of forested mountains that tower over the city and cascade down to the coast where the steep cone shapes of Sugar Loaf and Corcovado frame the wide sweeps of Guanabara Bay that shelters this spectacular city from the Atlantic Ocean.